The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum Of Choice

The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum Of Choice

The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum of Choice by TeachThought Staff What is the difference between a teacher-centered and learner-driven classroom? We’ve taken a look at examples of student-centered teaching before. It’s both a subtle (in theory) and...
When School Is Nothing Like The World Students Live In

When School Is Nothing Like The World Students Live In

When School Is Nothing Like The World Students Live Inby Terry HeickReading recently through Edutopia’s resources on informal learning, the distinction between formal and informal learning resonated more strongly now than ever.As a classroom teacher, this difference...
What Teachers Can Change

What Teachers Can Change

What Teachers Can Changeby Terry HeickJohn Hattie’s Visible Learning meta-analyses is can’t-miss reading on teaching and learning.In the book, Hattie extracts data from over 50,000 studies in an attempt to uncover what the data says works. In that way, he isn’t going...
10 Rhetorical Questions To Create New Ideas For Learning

10 Rhetorical Questions To Create New Ideas For Learning

10 Rhetorical Questions To Create New Ideas For Learning by Terry Heick Lately I’ve found myself squinting a bit at some of the practices and structures in teaching and learning. This squinting is less about efficiency or performance, but rather what effect each piece...